Gmail is saving multiple drafts. How to stop it.

Question Why does my Mail program save a draft of every email I begin to write and in some cases save several drafts as I write the email? Answer Disable storing drafts on the server by going to the Mail.app’s Account Preferences –> [choose the account you are working with] –> Mailbox Behaviors. Gmail will…

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I want a new email address

Question I would like to change my e-mail address,  do you have a suggestion on how I do this? Answer The first thing you need to do is decide if you like your domain name or want to change it. Keeping Your Domain Name If your email is [email protected] and you want to change it…

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Ask Lena: Junk Mail on my Mac?

Question A question – is there a way to set up Mail so that the stuff marked as junk go somewhere other than the main mailbox? With Entourage the junk went directly into the Junk folder but on my mail it shows up – albeit a different color and says this is junk- but I’d…

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Ask Lena: My mailbox is getting full

Question My Outlook Express seems to work okay, but my mailbox is getting full on the server and I can’t get my mail. I heard there was a way to fix this. Do you know how? Answer Pretty much all servers have a limit on their mailbox. If they didn’t, it would get  filled up…

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What is the difference between Outlook and Outlook Express?

Question I’m currently using Outlook and not Outlook express.  What are the differences between the two and do you think I should switch to Outlook Express? Answer Outlook Express is the free version of Outlook. Outlook Express probably came on your computer. Outlook comes with Microsoft Office. Outlook Express supports SMTP, POP3, and IMAP and…

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Keeping Your Friend's Emails Hidden When Sending to Groups

Question Recently a friend of mine had her email address book used without her permission by a spammer. Probably when she sent a multi-addressee email.  How may we send email messages to multiple recipients and keep the actual addresses hidden from everyone else receiving the message? Answer This is a good question as it often comes up for more than…

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Where is my BCC?

Question I’m in the Macintosh Mail application. How can I find out who I blind cc’d (bcc) my email to. When I review the sent mail, I can’t see who got blind carbon copied. Is there some incredibly obvious way I can see the bcc addresses in the “sent” email? Answer It should be obvious,…

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Outlook Express: Saving embedding images

I often send attachments to Outlook Express users that receive the images as embedded, inline graphics, even though I sent them as attachments (there is no embed option on a Mac). If the user is just viewing the file, this is fine. If a user needs to save the file, it’s another annoying story. Where one…

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Have AT&T or U-verse and email problems?

We recently switched over to AT&T’s U-verse for our internet, phone, and cable needs. For the most part, it’s been wonderful. With their recorder you can record four television shows at a time and watch them from any TV set in the house.  Their recorder is very Tivo like. I miss the little boop-boop-boop noises from…

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How to set up email in Outlook 2003

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003 to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial. To Set…

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